Katharina Groene, of Munich, Germany, with a Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office helicopter after her rescue on Monday near Mica Lake on the Pacific Crest Trail in the Glacier Peak Wilderness. (Provided by Katharina Groene)

Katharina Groene, of Munich, Germany, with a Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office helicopter after her rescue on Monday near Mica Lake on the Pacific Crest Trail in the Glacier Peak Wilderness. (Provided by Katharina Groene)

A chance meeting leads to dramatic rescue near Glacier Peak

The Pacific Crest Trail was Katharina Groene’s first hike. She made it 2,500 miles. Then it snowed.

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